Tag: Cholesterol

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Blood Thinners and Greens: A Mix to Avoid?

12 September, 2016 17 Comments

You might have heard that if you take an anticoagulant (blood thinner), like Coumadin (warfarin), you should stop eating, or at least eat fewer, green vegetables, because they contain too much Vitamin K. But is this really the case?

What is blood cholesterol?

Cholesterol is one of the fats that is present in blood. It may be used in the construction of cell membranes and in the manufacture of vitamin D or hormones such as cortisol, testosterone and progesterone.

Nurturing your growing child

12 February, 2014 No Comments

Blood cholesterol levels and blood pressure are the last items on the priority list of a child or adolescent. However, eating habits that dictate if their heart is in good shape or if it will become weak later are determined from a very young age.